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Job Posting: San Diego Padres – Intern, Sports Science

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Intern, Sports Science

DEPARTMENT: Sports Science
REPORTS TO: Director, Sports Science
STATUS: Seasonal; Non-Exempt

*This seasonal position will end after 6 months but less than 1 year from the start of employment. *

San Diego Padres Commitment:

The San Diego Padres are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for our employees. We strive to create an environment for everyone by including perspectives from backgrounds that vary by race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, and national origin.

We strongly encourage candidates from non-traditional backgrounds, historically marginalized or underrepresented groups to apply.

If you are not sure you’re 100% qualified but are up for the challenge – we want you to apply. We believe skills are transferable and passion for our mission goes a long way.

Your role as an Intern, Sports Science:

You will collect, organize, analyze and report player measurables including ball, bat, and body tracking data to help deliver actionable insights to stakeholders across multiple departments. You will aid in the creation, implementation, and monitoring of Player Development goals.

All the responsibilities we will trust you with:

  • Maintain an understanding of current public baseball research and emerging statistical tools, datasets, and technologies
  • Proficiency in data visualization/interpretation and programming is a plus
  • Proficient computer skills including experience with MS Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and general knowledge of office skills and use of office equipment
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and effectively work well with others in a collaborative, respectful manner
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills with capacity to handle high volumes of detailed work, multi-task and manage projects on strict deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor with a high degree of discretion, integrity, and accountability
  • Maintain consistent, punctual, and reliable attendance
  • Fluently bilingual in English/Spanish a plus, but not necessary

Your areas of knowledge and expertise that matter most:

  • Maintain an understanding of current public baseball research and emerging statistical tools, datasets, and technologies
  • Proficiency in data visualization/interpretation and programming is a plus
  • Proficient computer skills including experience with MS Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, and general knowledge of office skills and use of office equipment
  • Possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and effectively work well with others in a collaborative, respectful manner
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills with capacity to handle high volumes of detailed work, multi-task and manage projects on strict deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor with a high degree of discretion, integrity, and accountability
  • Maintain consistent, punctual, and reliable attendance
  • Fluently bilingual in English/Spanish a plus, but not necessary

You will be required to meet the following:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age by the start of employment
  • 4-year Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in related field. Course work in biomechanics, sports science, or kinesiology is a plus
  • Able to work independently within a larger diverse team requiring constant communication
  • Able to work flexible hours including evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours as needed
  • Able to travel as needed
  • Minimum physical requirements: able to travel to and gain access to various areas of the ballpark for prolonged periods of time during games and events; able to lift and transport up to 25 pounds
  • As a condition of employment, you must successfully complete all post-offer, pre-employment requirements, including but not limited to a background check

Pay and additional compensation:
The hourly pay rate for this position is $14.35 in AZ and $16.00 in CA. Seasonal, non-union employees are subject to the respective state Minimum Wage and rates will increase accordingly.

In addition to your hourly rate, the Padres offer PTO, employee discounts, appreciation, and recognition opportunities.

The San Diego Padres are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To Apply:
To apply, please follow this link.

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